Birding in Southeastern Peru
Where ever you go birding, it is definitely important to have someone who knows very well the birding route for enjoying the birdwatching outings , finding the most quantity species of birds. That is simply named a birding local guide. Endemic Peru as a private company specialized in birdwatching and wildlife tours counts with local guides that live here in Peru and love watching birds.
Two of the guides have made a Thesis for their graduation at the San Antonio public university in Cusco where they involve and encourage the local population from San Salvador high Andean lakes and communities named Occoruro, Siuza, Parpacalle, Tiraqocha, Mamacocha and Rumichaca to watch birds and protecting their habitats around this new and interesting birding route in Peru for conservation of the wildlife and specially the birds from San Salvador in Cusco Peru.
One important point is that part of the payment you do goes for projects of teaching and taking local people watching birds along the routes in Peru in order they get to be aware of the natural habitats that there are around the local villages and training local birding guides, making they to find this activity as a hobby and protect the endemic birds of Peru as well.
Among the birds we mostly get to see by the Andes are the Ducks, Gulls, Goose, Flaycatchers, Ground Tyrants, Finches, the Furnariidae family like Canasteros and the Hummingbirds.
Manu road is one of the most famous birding routes in Peru and is one of the places with many habitats and types of forest which makes it very rich in biodiversity and lots of mixed flocks of birds in cloud forest, with good lodges for our guests.
Other birdwatching route in Peru that you should go to see is on the way to Machupicchu is Abra Malaga which is a place that harbors some key species on a private conservation area named Thastayoq with some hectars of Polylepis forest that harbors such as some white-browed Tit-spinetail (Leptasthenura xenothorax) Endemic to Peru, antpitas, hummingbirds, and the endangered bird named Royal Cinclodes (Cinclodes Aricomae), among other. It is definitely worth to visit Abra Malaga bird watching site.
Our Guides count with Book of birds of Peru, Telescopes, sounds of birds, and binoculars for watching birds taking you to the best points for watching birds with private cars and good meals.